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What is the softest most tender cut of steak money can buy.

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What is the softest most tender cut of steak money can buy.

Sometimes at weddings they serve some really good steak, it's so good it basically melts in your mouth. I would like to know what cut of steak this is to treat myself once in a while, heck I don't care if I pay $10 for a small piece.
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Steaks at weddings in my experience is usually prime rib roasts.

If you want the best melt in your mouth steak then buy Wagyu or Kobe but it'll cost you way more than $10 for a small piece. :razz:
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For roasts, I'd say prime rib roast.

For grilling, I'd say filet mignon (aka beef tenerloin I think). You can pretty much grill this one for a couple of minutes with no spices whatsoever and it'll turn out great.
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++1 to beef tenderloin steaks for grilling!

If you have a Costco membership, try it out, usually about $30/pack.

*droool*
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The tenderloin is the most tender cut of steak, but also the one with the least flavor.
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steve-0101 wrote:
Mar 25th, 2011 6:09 pm
The tenderloin is the most tender cut of steak, but also the one with the least flavor.
Myself, I think its delicious, and its my favourite cut. There may be more flavour in a strip loin or a rib steak, but when you factor in the melt in your mouth tenderness of the beef tenderloin, its well worth the money.
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steve-0101 wrote:
Mar 25th, 2011 6:09 pm
The tenderloin is the most tender cut of steak, but also the one with the least flavor.

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Wagyu, i'd imagine.


I can only imagine that it melts like butter on your tongue.
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Picanha!
Brazilian's butcher their cows differently, it is not only what is reffered to as the cut but also the style of cooking it, just salt on a charcoal grill.
If you have never had it and you think you are or were a steak man, think again.
It is the greatest steak apart from chateaubriand.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rump_cover

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chateaubriand_steak
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originalnutta wrote:
Mar 25th, 2011 10:24 pm
Wagyu, i'd imagine.


I can only imagine that it melts like butter on your tongue.

That's not really a cut, though - it's a breed of cattle.
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steve-0101 wrote:
Mar 25th, 2011 11:40 pm
That's not really a cut, though - it's a breed of cattle.
And I dont think they are serving it at many weddings!!
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The most tender cut is the tenderloin. It is an interior muscle and doesn't get a lot of use.
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Flatiron is the most cost effective, tender, and flavorful steak, cut from the blade or chuck by the 1st rib. You'll need a real butcher to get it.
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About tenderloin, regular supermarkets occasionally have the entire cut for sale. It a couple of pounds, about 2+ feet long, and tubular. You cut it into steaks yourself. I'll buy that when it's available and it tends to be cheaper than individually cut tenderloin steak.
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